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Blast From The Past: T-Mobile Prepares To Launch The First Android Device

As we look back at the growth of the Android platform, it’s hard to believe that back on October 22nd of 2008, T-Mobile launched the T-Mobile G1 as the sole Android device on the market. Oh, how time flies when we’re having fun as we look back at what has become an explosion of growth inside the Android world. I came across this image as I was looking through some older emails … [read full article]

My 30 Day Android Challenge…Day 26

  Today marks the 27th day of my Android challenge and with three days left, attempts to really integrate Android into my life have risen to another level. At this point I’m neck-deep in wading through the wonders and disappointments of the Android platform. Most notable is my sudden commitment to finding the perfect launcher/lock-screen combination which has taken up far too much of my time. Before I get into that, I … [read full article]

“Because We May” Sale Puts A Ton Of Popular Android Games On Sale

Developers are uniting this weekend and putting a number of awesome Android titles on sale this weekend and if you’re a mobile gamer, you should be excited. They have a number of my own personal favorites including World of Goo, Canabalt HD, Anomaly Warzone Earth HD, Great Little War Game, Fieldrunners and more. There is some seriously awesome content mixed in here and the deal begins today, May 24th and runs through June … [read full article]

Android Continues March Toward World Marketshare Domination

We’re checking out IDC’s newest report for the first quarter of 2012 showing Google’s Android platform continuing it’s march toward global domination as its market-share climbs to 59%, with Apple a distant second at 23%. Also of little surprise was Samsung’s 45.4% of all Android smartphone shipments worldwide. The first quarter of 2012 saw a total of 152.3 million smartphones shipped of which 89.9 million were Android smartphones, 35.1 million were iOS followed … [read full article]

T-Mobile Prism Now Available Directly Through T-Mobile Online, Company Owned Retail Stores

Some low-key news today as the T-Mobile Prism has already been available through the likes of Best Buy and Walmart since the beginning of May. Today does the mark the day however, that the Prism is available through T-Mobile owned retail stores as well T-Mobile.com. Interestingly enough, T-Mobile’s official press release back on May 2nd indicated the Prism would retail for $149.99 sans contract. According to T-Mobile.com, that price has … [read full article]

T-Mobile Formally Introduces New No-Contract Mobile Broadband Plans

T-Mobile formally introduces their newest offering with 4 new no-contract Mobile Broadband plans debuting on May 20th. T-Mobile customers will be able to enjoy T-Mobile’s “blazing-fast” 4G network across a variety of mobile broadband devices including tablets, mobile hotspots and laptop sticks. The three plan are pretty good for no-contract offerings: 300MB 1-week pass for $15 1.5GB 1-month pass for $25 3.5GB 1-month pass for $35 5GB 1-month pass for $50 … [read full article]

Samsung T699 Coming To T-Mobile Says New User Agent String

Say hello the Samsung T699 on T-Mobile, a ARM11 equipped, 720 x 1280 display wearing new smartphone coming to T-Mobile. So what is it? With our steadfast belief that the T999 is the Galaxy S III, and the T879 is the Galaxy Note, whatever could the T699 be? Well, here’s a wild theory — it could be a Galaxy Nexus. Keep in mind that while the T699 conjures up the idea of a … [read full article]

New Magenta Deal Days Coming Next Weekend, Buy One Get One Offer?

If you’ve held out for a deal on one of T-Mobile’s current smartphones, I’d keep your eye on next weeks buy-one-get-one offer. The offer is valid from 5/18 – 5/26 and includes eligible devices such as the T-Mobile myTouch, myTouch Q, HTC Amaze 4G, Samsung Galaxy S II, Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G and Samsung Exhibit II 4G. The bogo requires a new two-year agreement on qualifying Classic … [read full article]

Huawei Prism Hanging Around In The Wild, Already Available At Walmart, Best Buy

T-Mobile’s next partner device with the good folks at Huawei, the T-Mobile Prism has already seen a soft launch in Walmart and Best Buy stores as of May 6th. The device isn’t set to launch inside T-Mobile stores and T-Mobile’s website until May 23rd, but we’re not making you wait that long to get a look at the device itself. It’s handily a mid-range handset that first-adopters will glance over. Still, … [read full article]